Ambac Financial Group (AMBC) Receiving Favorable Press Coverage, Analysis Shows

News stories about Ambac Financial Group (NASDAQ:AMBC) have trended positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Ambac Financial Group earned a media sentiment score of 0.42 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the financial services provider an impact score of 45.3806929884911 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

Shares of AMBC opened at $16.20 on Friday. Ambac Financial Group has a 12 month low of $13.17 and a 12 month high of $22.02. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 7.99, a quick ratio of 0.41 and a current ratio of 0.41.

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Ambac Financial Group (NASDAQ:AMBC) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February 28th. The financial services provider reported $0.12 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.02 by ($0.90). Ambac Financial Group had a negative net margin of 52.91% and a negative return on equity of 9.12%. The business had revenue of $189.20 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $176.79 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted ($0.28) EPS. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 42.3% on a year-over-year basis.

AMBC has been the subject of several analyst reports. BidaskClub upgraded Ambac Financial Group from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, March 30th. BTIG Research reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Ambac Financial Group in a report on Tuesday, March 6th.

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About Ambac Financial Group

Ambac Financial Group, Inc, a financial services holding company, provides financial guarantees and other financial services to clients in both the public and private sectors worldwide. It operates through two segments, Financial Guarantee and Financial Services. The Financial Guarantee segment provides financial guarantees, including insurance policies and credit derivative contracts for public finance, structured finance, and international obligations.

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